AfricaClimate Justice

Durban Port Expansion Squashed, Victory for Communities and Environment

An update on the port expansion development in south Durban from the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance.

August 25, 2016

What We Do

Knowledge as Liberation

By Rajasvini Bhansali, Thousand Currents Executive Director Grassroots workers, community leaders, movement builders, network weavers, artists, farmers, and healers are holding up what the world needs – cultural and indigenous knowledge. Participants…

August 16, 2016

Food SovereigntyLatin America

3 years in, still fighting on

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director, Latin America On July 5th, 2013 in Mexico City, researchers, peasant farmers, artists, representatives of civil organizations, beekeepers, human rights activists, and environmentalists collectively filed a…

July 15, 2016

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

AFEDES goes to Guatemala’s highest court

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director for Latin America Thousand Currents partner AFEDES: Women’s Association for the Development of Sacatepéquez will appear at a public hearing in the Constitutional Court in…

June 27, 2016

Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

CCDA Public Statement: Murder of indigenous community leader in Guatemala

Daniel Choc Pop, Q’eqchi community leader and CCDA organizer was murdered on Wednesday, June 8. Photo: We are sad to share that Daniel Choc, a community leader that worked with…

June 14, 2016

What We Do

¿En qué se convertirá IDEX?

Por Katherine Zavala, Directora Regional, América Latina (In English here) “¿Qué significa IDEX?” “IDEX son siglas en inglés para definir algo como Intercambio Internacional para el Desarrollo o Intercambio para…

June 09, 2016

What We Do

What is IDEX going to become?

By Jennifer Lentfer, Thousand Currents Director of Communications (En español aquí) “You work for IREX?” “No, IDEX.” “IDEX? What does IDEX do?” “We fund and support grassroots organizations and…

June 03, 2016

AfricaFood Sovereignty

Press release: Voice of Witness and IDEX partner to share missing stories of food sovereignty

For Immediate Release: 13 May 2016     SAN FRANCISCO, USA and MASAKA, UGANDA – Small-scale agroecological farmers around the world are creating culturally relevant, scientific, scalable, innovative and lasting solutions…

May 13, 2016

Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

Berta Cáceres, ¡Presente!

On Thursday the world woke to the devastating news that Berta Cáceres, world-renowned Honduran indigenous activist, leader of the Lenca people, and mother of four, was murdered in her home in La…

May 05, 2016

Food SovereigntyLatin America

Press Release: Mexican Peasant Farmers, Scientists, Social Movements win legal battle against transnational corporations

For Immediate Release: March 8, 2016 This morning the Second Unitarian Tribunal in Civil and Administrative matters, headed by the federal magistrate, Benjamin Soto Sanchez, announced the ruling of the…

March 08, 2016